DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 26 November – 2 December 2021

News 29 November 2021

DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 26 November – 2 December 2021

LOCAL (SOUTHERN) 

Zuba 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 29 November at 20:00 on Zambezi Magic, available on DStv Compact and up 

The story of Zuba continues, a story about love, trust and betrayal. The story revolves around an innocent, rural, teenage girl who has to leave her family and education behind to do a maid’s job with a complex, wealthy urban family. 

DiepCity 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 30 November at 20:30 on Mzansi Magic, available on DStv Family and up 

Four young women are forced into crime while in high school. Can they get redemption or will they be forced back to their devious old ways? 

Massive Music 

Genre: Music, lifestyle 

Wednesday 1 December at 17:30 on Mzansi Wethu, available on DStv Access and up 

Hosted by Lalla Hirayama, Smash Afrika and Anele 'Ney' Zondo this hot music show offers artist interviews, captivating studio performances, and a weekly music chart. 

The River 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 2 December at 20:00 on 1 Magic, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

Two separate worlds dramatically collide. Greed and betrayal rule the worlds of the wealthy businessmen and exploited township inhabitants. Love and blood bonds will be tested.  

LOCAL (WEST)  

Dilemma 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 29 November at 21:00 on Africa Magic Showcase, available on DStv Compact and up 

Puppy love is what they called it. Kaineto Anolue, the only daughter of her well -to - do parents followed Kanan Hassani Mossilliou Paraiso - the son of their Beninese cook around the house all the time. The innocence of childhood did not make it plain to them tthat the Anolues would simply never let their daughter marry the help. 

Binging with Game Changers 

Genre: Talk show 

Wednesday 1 December at 15:00 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Access and up 

A 30-minute talk show aimed at delving into the minds, thoughts and perspectives of people with celebrated brands and careers that are thriving in Nigeria. 

Music Buzz 

Genre: Music, lifestyle 

Wednesday 1 December at 21:30 on Africa Magic Urban, available on DStv Compact and up 

Every week, the hosts are joined by guests ranging from OAPs to music commentators, comedians and a host of other industry players as trending industry issues and personalities are discussed. 

Brethren 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 2 December at 20:00 on Africa Magic Family, available on DStv Access and up 

‘Brethren’ is a Lagos inspired crime thriller that explores the city's nasty bondage with crime and brotherhood links. 

LOCAL (EAST)  

Between Us 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 29 November at 20:30 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up 

When Rosemary and Petero fell in love, they tried proving that love really can conquer hate. However, that became a distant dream when Rosemary chose to marry Tembo instead. 

Pazia 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 30 November at 18:30 on Maisha Magic Bongo, available on DStv Access and up 

‘Pazia’ takes you on the journey of a child who struggled against death and then recovered to save his parents’ marriage. 

Pete: Taharuki Kisiwani 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 1 December at 18:30 on Maisha Magic Plus, available on DStv Compact and up 

In a bid to succeed the Funzi Chief, a rift ensues between his two sons Mbura and Jasiri. The struggle for love and the ring takes twists and turns. 

Chapterz 

Genre: Drama 

Thursday 2 December at 18:30 on Pearl Magic Prime, available on DStv Compact and up 

For every chapter written, there are invisible verses. For every human, there are skeletons in the closet.  

SPORT  

One Day International: South Africa v Netherlands 

Sport: Cricket 

Friday 26 November at 10:00 on SuperSport Cricket, available on DStv Premium 

South Africa and the Netherlands will have the first of their three One Day Internationals with a match at SuperSport Park in Centurion. 

Serie A: Juventus v Atalanta 

Sport: Football 

Saturday 27 November at 19:00 on SuperSport Football, available on DStv Family and up 

Juventus and Atalanta will meet for a key Serie A clash, set for Saturday evening in Turin at the Allianz Stadium. 

La Liga: Real Madrid v Sevilla 

Sport: Football 

Sunday 28 November at 22:00 on SuperSport La Liga, available on DStv Compact and up 

Real Madrid and Sevilla will do battle in a key Serie A clash, with the teams meeting at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in the Spanish capital city. 

Premier League: Manchester United v Arsenal 

Sport: Football 

Tuesday 30 November at 22:00 on SuperSport Premier League, available on DStv Compact and up 

Manchester United and Arsenal will revive a classic Premier League rivalry when they meet in a Matchday 14 clash at Old Trafford.  

ESPN  

NFL: New Orleans Saints v Buffalo Bills 

Sport: American Football 

Friday 26 November at 03:20 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome will see a thrilling NFL Regular Season clash as the New Orleans Saints welcome the Buffalo Bills. 

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers v Detroit Pistons 

Sport: Basketball 

Friday 26 November at 22:30 on ESPN 2, available on DStv Compact and up 

The NBA Regular Season continues with a Friday night clash between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Detroit Pistons at the Staples Center. 

NBA Today 

Sport: Basketball 

Tuesday 30 November at 21:00 on ESPN, available on DStv Family and up 

This daily NBA show is broadcast live from Los Angeles and brings you everything you need to know about the world’s greatest basketball league. 

NFL Live 

Sport: American Football 

Tuesday 30 November at 22:00 on ESPN, available on DStv Family and up 

ESPN's NFL Live scoops the latest news and information from deep inside the NFL and deposits it into your ears.  

MOVIES  

Pursuit of a Killer 

Genre: Action 

Saturday 27 November at 19:00 on KIX, available on DStv Compact and up 

Revenge is on the mind as a group of vigilantes look to track down a killer which has been terrorising their community. Starring Chin Siu-Ho and Ben Ng, directed by Phillip Ko. 

The Truman Show 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 29 November at 13:30 on M-Net Movies 4, available on DStv Access and up 

An insurance salesman is oblivious of the fact that his entire life is a TV show and his family members are mere actors. As he starts noticing things and uncovers the truth, he decides to escape. Starring Jim Carrey and Laura Linney, directed by Peter Weir. 

Almost Christmas 

Genre: Comedy, drama 

Wednesday 1 December at 18:00 on Studio Universal, available on DStv Compact and up 

Walter invites his four dysfunctional children home for Christmas a year after their mother's death and hopes they can set aside their problems for a nice, traditional holiday. Starring Gabrielle Union and Danny Glover, directed by David E. Talbert. 

The Best of Enemies 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 1 December at 20:00 on M-Net Movies 1, available on DStv Premium 

Civil rights activist Ann Atwater and local Ku Klux Klan leader, CP Ellis, who regard each other as enemies, co-chair a meeting to discuss racial desegregation of schools. Starring Taraji P. Henson and Sam Rockwell, directed by Robin Bissell.  

TELENOVELAS  

Money Merchants 

Genre: Drama 

Sunday 28 November at 18:00 on Zee World, available on DStv Access and up 

‘Money Merchants’ is a sophisticated drama series about real estate tycoons. The story follows a headstrong South Asian businessman Ikram Malik, who has built an empire but finds it coming under threat. 

The Frontliners 

Genre: Drama 

Monday 29 November at 21:00 on Star Life, available on DStv Family and up 

‘The Frontliners’ follows the lives of Dr. Ishani Arora and Dr. Siddhant Mathur, complete opposites who struggle to deal with their attraction toward each other. 

Loli’s Luck! 

Genre: Drama 

Tuesday 30 November at 22:00 on Telemundo, available on DStv Access and up 

Loli Aguilar is an independent, successful woman who works as the executive producer of Global Radio Group, the number one radio station on the West Coast of the United States. While Loli's career is on the rise, her love life slides into the background. 

Isithembiso 

Genre: Drama 

Wednesday 1 December at 20:00 on Novela Magic, available on DStv Family and up 

Isithembiso follows the lives of two young people who come to the City of Gold in search of not just their fortune, but familial ties, opportunity and education.   

KIDS  

Dot 

Genre: Animation 

Sunday 28 November at 16:00 on JimJam, available on DStv Access and up 

Young, tech-savvy Dot is a true child of the 21st century - she is well-versed in technology and has a strong curiosity and thirst for knowledge. She uses electronic devices to help her learn, create and explore, but she always makes sure to unplug and enjoy quality time with friends and family. 

11 

Genre: Family, sport 

Monday 29 November at 19:55 on Disney Channel, available on DStv Compact and up 

A gifted teen leaves home to attend a prestigious football academy where he discovers truths about his family's history and leads his team to beat fierce rivals. 

Bubble Guppies 

Genre: Animation 

Tuesday 30 November at 18:55 on Nick Jr, available on DStv Compact and up 

‘Bubble Guppies’ takes the phrase ‘school of fish’ literally as fish-tailed preschoolers attend school in an underwater classroom. Children learn about topics such as science, maths and literacy through original music. Among the characters featured on the show are turbocharged Gil, leader Molly and drama queen Deema.  

My World Kitchen 

Genre: Cooking, education 

Wednesday 1 December at 12:25 on CBeebies, available on DStv Family and up 

Children use various ingredients to demonstrate the preparation of some of the most mouth-watering delicacies from different parts of the world.  

INTERNATIONAL  

NCIS: Los Angeles 

Genre: Drama, thriller 

Tuesday 30 November at 19:30 on M-Net, available on DStv Premium 

A team of special agents belonging to the Naval Criminal Investigative Services solves criminal cases involving the Marines and the Navy. 

Scrap Kings 

Genre: Reality 

Tuesday 30 November at 20:00 on Discovery Channel, available on DStv Premium 

Follows workers in world of demolition, salvage and waste management who specialise in breaking down super structures and recycling the material. From tower blocks to ships, bridges to Victorian mansions every scrap of material has value. 

Forged in Fire: Beat the Judges 

Genre: Reality 

Wednesday 1 December at 21:55 on History Channel, available on DStv Compact Plus and up 

Three champions return with one goal in mind, to prove that they are the best. However, they must first compete with each other before the winner has a face-off with a judge in an epic challenge. 

Murdertown with Anita Rani 

Genre: Crime, documentary 

Thursday 2 December at 12:10 on Lifetime, available on DStv Compact and up 

With first-hand testimony from family members, police officers, witnesses and reporters, we shine a light on some of Britain's darkest murder locations, examining the crimes that rocked these communities.  

CATCH UP   

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 

Genre: News, satire 

Breaking news, on a weekly basis. Comedian John Oliver satirically covers the week in news, politics and current events in this Emmy-winning series. 

Farmhouse Fixer 

Genre: Lifestyle 

Jonathan Knight and designer Kristina restore old homes by keeping the structure's history alive and breathing new life into it.  

The Block Australia  

Genre: Reality 

Couples compete against each other to refurbish a home and sell it at an auction for the highest price to receive a monetary prize and go through a range of experiences as they do so. 

Dr. Death 

Genre: Crime, drama  

Based on a hit podcast and inspired by the terrifying true story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch, a young and charismatic star in the Texas medical community. After building a flourishing neurosurgery practice, everything suddenly changes when patients entering Dr. Duntsch's operating room for complex but routine spinal surgeries start leaving permanently disabled or dead. 

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DSTV WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 26 November – 2 December 2021

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